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The ‘Mother of all Shows’ returns for Mother’s Day

Duo Finelli will play on Saturday night to benefit Islewilde. - Dean Forbes Photo
Duo Finelli will play on Saturday night to benefit Islewilde.
— image credit: Dean Forbes Photo

A wide range of talented artists, musicians and entertainers are slated to perform during the annual “Mother of all Shows” at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Red Bike.

Featuring music, poetry, juggling and performance comedy and drama, the event will be hosted by Steffon Moody and will showcase including such as John Browne, Duo Finelli, Iris Spring, Hans Nelson, Tribal Voices, Thaddeus Jurczynski, Janessa Wight, Patrick McManus and more. Suggested donations are $10 and the show is free for those 18 and under. All proceeds will benefit Islewilde’s 22nd annual summer arts festival.

This year’s festival weekend is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22 and 23, on Old Mill Road. Free workshops will be offered to help create lanterns, sets, puppets, music and props for the festival.

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